Live Oak Silhouette
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Live Oak Silhouette

A lone California Live Oak silhouette with double starburst, black and white. I walked through lots of stickers to get in the right spot to get the sun starburst directly behind the oak’s tree trunk. I’ve never captured a double starburst like this before, but I really like what it adds to the silhouette, especially as a B&W photo (shooting at a small aperture like f/16 or f/22 is the best way to achieve this result). This particular live oaks was perfect for a silhouette photo with its distinct shape and balanced set of branches. I had originally envisioned a double silhouette with the oak that was next to this tree, but decided it was a bolder photo with the other live oak cropped out. This photo was taken in Concord, CA next to the California State University East Bay Concord Campus (CSUEB Concord Campus) which is a beautiful campus up on some hills.

For a different kind of oak silhouette, check out my previously posted Golden California Live Oaks Silhouette photo.

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Posted Jan 23, 2014 5:07 pm





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